Sikander

  • Hope 'Tere Bin Laden 2' works for Sikander, says Kirron Kher February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Kirron Kher hopes that 'Tere Bin Laden 2' does work wonders for her son Sikander, who has so far failed to make a mark in Bollywood. Sikander is Kirron's son with her first husband Gautam Berry. She is now married to actor Anupam Kher. When asked if the couple...
  • Want Sikander to be popular as his contemporaries: Anupam September 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher's son Sikander may not have had a successful run at the box office so far, but the father hopes the young actor becomes as popular as his contemporaries. So far, Sikander's journey in B-town has not been smooth. His films -- 'Summer 2007', 'Woodstock Villa'...
  • Anupam Kher wishes wife Kirron happy 28th anniversary August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher took to a social networking platform on Monday to wish his wife Kirron a happy 28th anniversary. He even posted an old photograph. "Happy 28th Anniversary to Kirron-ji and I. Picture was taken 20 years back on the sets of 'Satyajit Ray Presents'," he posted on...
  • Coca-Cola's minimalistic poster tribute to Pran July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Soft drink company Coca Cola has given the former Bollywood villain Pran Krishan Sikand, popularly known as Pran, a tribute through an innovative poster. The minimalist poster features the outlines of two of Pran's most famous on-screen character. ...
  • Pran: An amiable neigbour who didn't take his bruises seriously July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: My twin calling, advertising and cinema - one a profession; the other, a passion - was born in the Bombay of my childhood, at a place, arcadian and picturesquely peaceful, called Union Park in Pali Hill, a sleepy little neighbourhood in the fifties and sixties. A little distance away...
  • 7 songs that made Pran immortal as a character artist July 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Not too many people know this, but Pran has a hugely impressive body of songs associated with his characters on screen. Here's looking at Pran's chartbusters. 1. Kasme vaade pyar wafa: 'Upkar' (sung by Manna Dey) 2. Jeena toh hai usski jissne yeh raaz jaana hai kaam aadmi ka auron ke...
  • Bollywood remembers legendary actor Pran July 13, 2013

    Legendary Bollywood actor Pran passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. ...
  • Amitabh, Gulzar, Karan Johar pay their last respects to Pran July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Pran passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. The 93-year-old veteran actor had recently received the Dadasaheb Phalke award. In a career spanning over six decades, Pran acted in over 400 films and played a vast range of roles, from a hero to a villain...
  • Pran Krishan Sikand's filmography mirrors his versatility July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: As a Bollywood villain whom movie-goers loved to hate, Pran, who died here Friday evening, has left behind a volley of film projects where he played rough-and-tough roles with immense eloquence. His filmography boasts of over 400 projects, which prove his versatility in essaying a hero, character artist and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Pran was a delightful companion July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: "A gentleman of the finest order, an admirable colleague and a considerate human" is how Amitabh Bachchan described Pran, his co-star of many films, who passed away today after a prolonged illness at the age of 93. "A gentleman of the finest order...an admirable colleague ...a thorough professional .....
  • SRK, Priyanka Chopra take to Twitter to mourn Pran's death July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollwood superstar Shah Rukh Khan mourned the death of Pran, one of Indian cinema's most hated yet most respected and versatile actors, and said that he will always live in the hearts of his fans. Pran Kishan Sikand, popular as Pran, breathed his last at the Lilavati Hospital here late...
  • Remembering Pran (1920 to 2013): The 'bad man' of Indian cinema July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Pran passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. The 93-year-old veteran actor had recently received the Dadasaheb Phalke award. In a career spanning over six decades, Pran acted in over 400 films and played a vast range of roles, from a hero to a villain...
  • Dadasaheb Phalke awardee and legendary actor Pran passes away July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Dadasaheb Phalke awardee and legendary actor Pran passed away in Mumbai on Friday evening. Pran, who was 93 years old, received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to cinema in May this year. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari, who had presented the Dadasaheb Phalke award to Pran,...
  • Pak-born Raza in Zimbabwe squad for India series July 7, 2013

    Harare: Pakistan-born cricketer Sikander Raza, who recently made his debut against Bangladesh in a home series, has been named in the 16-member Zimbabwe squad, led by Brendon Taylor, that will take on India in a five-match ODI series starting July 24, here. Born in Sialkot in the northeast of Pakistan, Raza...
  • Banner and script both are equally important: Arunoday Singh July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Arunoday Singh joined filmdom with a mindset that scripts are the most important thing, but now he feels banners are eually essential. "When I came, I thought that script is the most important. But after facing a lot of struggle, I have realised that banner and script both are equally...
  • Former Test cricketers want Pakistan shakeup June 16, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Test cricketers called for drastic changes to the Pakistan team Sunday after its shambolic performance in the Champions Trophy. Pakistan lost all three group matches to be eliminated from the tournament as their batsmen crumbled against West Indies, South Africa and arch rivals India with the scores of 170,...
  • Punjab: Bajwa demands sacking of Education Minister June 1, 2013

    Chandigarh: Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday demanded the sacking of Education Minister Sikander Singh Maluka in the wake of alleged purchase of books and other study material at exorbitant prices. Bajwa said in a statement in Chandigarh on Friday that the book scam in Education Department had...
  • Girls outshine boys in Punjab Higher Secondary exams May 19, 2013

    Mohali: Girls outshone boys in the class XII examinations conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), the results of which were declared on Saturday. "More than three lakh students took the examinations in March and the total pass percentage was 78.97 per cent. The last year's percentage was 72.31...
  • Snapshot: 93-year-old Pran smiles, waves as he wears his Dadasaheb Phalke medal May 11, 2013

    Bollywood veteran actor Pran Krishan Sikand was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award by I&B Minister Manish Tewari at his residence in Mumbai. He is seen with his son Sunil and daugter Pinky Bhalla. PTI Photo. ...
  • Pakistan-born Sikander Raza Butt debuts for Zimbabwe May 3, 2013

    Bulawayo: Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bowl in the first of three one-day internationals against Bangladesh, as both sides handed out debuts in Bulawayo.While Bangladesh's new ODI cap was no surprise, with seamer Robiul Islam picked on the back of his 15 wickets in the two-Test series, Zimbabwe's...
  • Aamir's defining quality is his commitment for cinema: Kiran April 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao feels her actor-husband Aamir Khan's passion and commitment for cinema has kept him alive in Bollywood for 25 years. "More than perfection, the defining quality is his passion towards cinema and art. He does all out of love. And that is why his commitment and performance has...
  • Punjab government orders closure of 473 private schools April 18, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government has ordered closure of 473 private schools after they failed to implement norms of the right to education (RTE) act, a minister said on Wednesday. Education Minister Sikander Singh Maluka said the non-affiliated private schools have been asked to wind up their operations immediately. "The Punjab government...
  • 1.5 lakh Punjab students to get tablet computers April 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: Nearly 1.5 lakh students studying in Class 12 of government schools in Punjab will get tablet computers, a minister announced on Tuesday. Education Minister Sikander Singh Maluka said the state government will provide free computer tablets to all the 1.5 lakh students studying in Class 12 in government schools at...
  • Power supply in Pakistan restored February 25, 2013

    Islamabad: Power was restored in cities across Pakistan on Monday morning after the collapse of national grid on Sunday night, plunging most of the country into darkness for several hours. Authorities said that they have restored power in several areas of the largest cities, including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, though...
  • Sikander Kher to star in YRF's 'Aurangzeb' September 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Sikander Kher has been signed up for 'Aurangzeb', a Yash Raj Films (YRF) project. Directed by Atul Sabharwal, the film will also star 'Ishaqzaade' actor Arjun Kapoor in a double role. It will see Jackie Shroff and Amrita Singh come together after almost two decades. Rishi Kapoor will be...
  • Aishwarya Rai bonds with Sikander Kher and more August 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Sikander Kher greeted each other tad too enthusiastically at a private party in Mumbai. Reminded us of the peck between Vijay Mallya and Nita Ambani! Is Bipasha avoiding Sunny Leone? A source claims that Sunny Leone was keen to meet Bipasha Basu as she had done the...
  • Indian books on spirituality a big draw: NBT chief May 14, 2012

    Shimla: Books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are impressed, said the National Book Trust (NBT) director MA Sikander. "Books on spiritualism have become the USP (unique selling proposition) of Indian publishing houses. These books are selling like hot cakes in foreign countries,"...
  • Punjab: free text books for SC/ST students May 6, 2012

    Chandigarh: In an effort to impart quality education to the marginalised, the Punjab government on Sunday said it would spend Rs 30 crore to provide free text books to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe students in the state. "We are committed to quality education. The state government will provide free text...